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1959 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  71-83   .461
Result:   7th in National League
Manager(s):  Solly Hemus
General Manager:   Bing Devine
Stadium:  Sportsman's Park
Attendance:  929,953
Playoffs: Season in progress

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Marv Grissom (41)
Youngest Player:  Tim McCarver (17)
Longest Tenure:  Stan Musial (18)
Top Hitter:  Ken Boyer (11)
Top Pitcher:  Larry Jackson (9)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  54.83%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
LA Dodgers8868.564--
Milwaukee8670.5512.0
SF Giants8371.5394.0
Pittsburgh7876.5069.0
Chi Cubs7480.48113.0
Cincinnati7480.48113.0
St. Louis7183.46116.0
Philadelphia6490.41623.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Gary Blaylock1959-04-101959L  6-5 vs SLN010000000000000100001st career game
Ernie Broglio1959-04-111959L  5-2 vs SLN100000000100000100001st career game
Howie Nunn1959-04-111959L  5-2 vs SLN000000000000000100001st career game
Bob Gibson1959-04-151959L  5-0 @ LAN000000000000000100001st career game
Alex Grammas1959-04-221959W  8-2 @ CHN111001400000120492284387132 sacrifice flies
Gino Cimoli1959-04-261959L  17-11 vs SLN533300300110000339259209873 Doubles
Ken Boyer1959-05-051959L  8-7 @ PHI52312030000000058063583309473 Triples
Alex Grammas1959-05-051959L  8-7 @ PHI51200000000000050029038914500th career game
Hal Smith1959-05-091959W  11-1 vs SLN422002500000000276229139942 home runs, 5 RBis
Gino Cimoli1959-05-101959L  10-9 vs SLN6241012000100003482702110074 hits
Gino Cimoli1959-05-101959W  8-7 vs SLN4432002000010003492732110274 runs scored
Gary Blaylock1959-05-121959W  7-4 vs SLN312001200010000921201st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
Ernie Broglio1959-05-211959L  7-2 vs SLN111000100000000510101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Ken Boyer1959-05-221959W  3-1 @ CHN40200003020000059565489322503 stolen bases
Lee Tate1959-05-271959L  9-4 @ SFN21100110010000026121501st career home run
Gene Oliver1959-06-061959L  4-3 @ PHI400000000020000100001st career game
Gene Oliver1959-06-071959L  11-9 @ PHI411001300100000211301st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
Don Blasingame1959-06-071959W  2-0 @ PHI3000000001000005005431112959500th career game
Dick Ricketts1959-06-141959L  3-2 vs SLN300000000010000100001st career game
Charlie O'Rourke1959-06-161959W  8-1 vs SLN100000000000000100001st career game
Gene Oliver1959-06-161959W  5-2 vs SLN4010000100000011161511st career stolen base
Marshall Bridges1959-06-171959W  10-4 vs SLN201000000100000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Marshall Bridges1959-06-211959L  10-8 vs SLN211100100000000220101st career RBI
Stan Musial1959-06-261959L  7-6 @ CIN42300230000000011431403210774152 home runs
Marshall Bridges1959-06-281959W  9-7 @ CIN211001200000000331301st career home run
Gino Cimoli1959-06-281959W  11-8 @ CIN3231205101000103903232513095 RBis, 5 Triples
Dick Ricketts1959-06-281959W  11-8 @ CIN301000000010100310001st career hit
Wally Shannon1959-07-091959L  11-0 @ PHI100000000000000100001st career game
Alex Grammas1959-07-111959W  4-3 @ PHI100000000400000541319497144 walks
Wally Shannon1959-07-121959W  8-6 @ PIT211000000000000210001st career hit
Joe Cunningham1959-07-141959W  6-5 vs SLN6240102000000003953343218284 hits
Bill White1959-07-181959W  6-5 vs SLN51400020000000022522429106204 hits
Don Blasingame1959-07-191959W  9-5 vs SLN52400000001000053758711137634 hits
Wally Shannon1959-07-231959L  5-1 @ SFN202000100000000850101st career RBI
Bob Miller1959-08-081959W  4-3 vs SLN302000100010000820101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Bob Gibson1959-08-081959W  5-4 vs SLN311100000000000910001st career hit
Bob Duliba1959-08-111959L  5-4 vs SLN000000000000000100001st career game
Curt Flood1959-08-111959L  5-4 vs SLN514000000000000209135145234 hits
Ken Boyer1959-08-131959L  7-6 vs SLN41200110010000066373210036256100th career home run
Joe Cunningham1959-08-271959W  5-4 vs SLN5341100000100004343803519494 hits
Duke Carmel1959-09-111959L  2-1 @ CHN300000000010000100001st career game
Tim McCarver1959-09-111959L  2-1 @ CHN400000000000000100001st career game
Duke Carmel1959-09-121959W  6-4 @ CHN411000200000000210201st career hit, 1st career RBI
Bob Gibson1959-09-121959W  6-4 @ CHN4021001000200002030101st career RBI
Tom Hughes1959-09-131959L  8-0 @ CHN100000000010000100001st career game
Tim McCarver1959-09-131959L  8-0 @ CHN301000000000000310001st career hit


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